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The LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection
by Rutherford Hayes Platt
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LibriVox recording of The First Book of Adam and Eve, translated by Rutherford Hayes Platt. Read by Ann Boulais. The Conflict of Adam and Eve with Satan is a Christian pseudepigraphical work found in Ge'ez, translated from an Arabic original and thought to date from the 5th or 6th century AD. It was first translated from the Ethiopic version into German by August Dillmann. It was first translated into English by S. C. Malan from the German of Ernest Trumpp. The first half of Malan's translation...
Topics: Bible, Old Testament, apocrypha, religion, Librivox, audiobook
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
Folkscanomy: Fringe and Off-Center
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1560 The Geneva Bible
Topics: 1560, Geneva, bible
Community Texts
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The Book of Enoch
Topic: Enoch
Community Texts
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My Inventions Nikola Tesla
Topic: My Inventions Nikola Tesla
Printed over 400 years ago (1596) in London, this book by Ludwig Lavater is considered a standard English source-book for ghost lore and demonology. It is believed that Shakespeare read this edition and used it for Hamlet. –Abstract. From the collection of Jane C. Apple.
Topics: Shakespeare, William- Hamlet – Sources, Apparitions-Early works to 1800, Ghosts, Demonology
Community Texts
by Raymond Buckland
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The complete book on studying witchcraft
Topics: Buckland, Wicca, Witchcraft
Frontispiece mounted on inner side of cover
Topics: Fortune-telling, Magic
First word in title in Greek
Topics: Hutchinson, Francis, 1661-1739, Boulton, Richard, b. 1676 or 7, Spiritualism, Witchcraft,...
Anonymous; attributed to Henry T. Williams
Topics: Clairvoyance, Occultism, Magic
The Medical Heritage Library
by Smedley, Edward, 1788-1836; Taylor, W. C. (William Cooke), 1800-1849; Thompson, Henry, 1797-1878; Rich, Elihu, 1819-1875
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Topics: Occultism, Occultism, Spiritualism
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Topics: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616, Demonology
First edition
Topics: Hutchinson, Francis, 1661-1739, Magic, Witchcraft
American Libraries
by Lévi, Eliphas, 1810-1875; Westcott, W. Wynn (William Wynn), 1848-1925
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Justin Wright Collection, no. 658
Topics: Magic, Tarot
Community Texts
by D.T. Atkison
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The fascinating story of medicine from  its strange, terrifying beginnings in  pagan ritual to the science it is today.
Topics: Medicine, Magic, Myth, Science, History
American Libraries
by Hamilton, Mary Agnes, 1884-1966
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Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Topic: Medicine, Magic, mystic, and spagiric
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=hGAAAAAAMAAJ&oe=UTF-8
University of Connecticut Libraries
by Hueffer, Oliver Madox, 1877-1931
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Bibliography: p. 334-[336]
Topic: Witchcraft
Allen County Public Library
by Cambridge Antiquarian Society (Cambridge, England)
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no. 1. Anglo-Saxon legends of St. Andrew and St. Veronica / Charles Wycliffe Goodwin -- no. 2. Greco-Egyptian fragment on magic / Charles Wycliffe Goodwin -- no. 3. Ancient Cambridgeshire / Charles Cardale Babington
Topic: genealogy
Allen County Public Library
by Cambridge Antiquarian Society (Cambridge, England)
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no. 1. Anglo-Saxon legends of St. Andrew and St. Veronica / Charles Wycliffe Goodwin -- no. 2. Greco-Egyptian fragment on magic / Charles Wycliffe Goodwin -- no. 3. Ancient Cambridgeshire / Charles Cardale Babington
Topic: genealogy
Allen County Public Library
by Cambridge Antiquarian Society (Cambridge, England)
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no. 1. Anglo-Saxon legends of St. Andrew and St. Veronica / Charles Wycliffe Goodwin -- no. 2. Greco-Egyptian fragment on magic / Charles Wycliffe Goodwin -- no. 3. Ancient Cambridgeshire / Charles Cardale Babington
Topic: genealogy
Cornell University Library
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The metadata below describe the original scanning. Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.). See also the What is the directory structure for the texts? FAQ for information about file content and naming conventions.
Topics: Medicine, Magic, mystic, and spagiric, Folklore
American Libraries
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Topic: Magic, Semitic
Added t.-p.: The art of talismanic magic: being selections from the works of Rabbi Solomon, Agrippa, F. Barrett, etc. By Raphael
Topics: Magic, Occultism
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Topics: Indians of Mexico -- Religion and mythology, Magic, Aztecs, Toltecs, Mayas
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GIA
by Kunz, George Frederick, 1856-1932
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With 90 illustrations in color, doubletone and line. Partial contents: Magic stones and electric gems -- On meteorites, or celestial stones -- Stones of healing -- On the virtues of fabulous stones, concretions and fossils -- Snake stones and bezoars -- Angels and ministers of grace -- On the religious use of various stones -- Amulets: ancient, medieval, and oriental -- Amulets of primitive peoples and of modern times -- Facts and fancies about precious stones.
Topics: Gems, Charms, Amulets
Community Texts
by Wallis Budge, E. A. (1857–1934)
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Topics: Ancient Egypt, Mythology
The Library of Congress
by Young, M. (Martin)
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Topic: Magic tricks
American Libraries
by Pazig, Christianus; Goldsmid, Edmund; McManus-Young Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Topics: Magic, Ancient, Incantations
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=uCmBlGtNx4AC&oe=UTF-8
GIA
by Kozminsky, Isidore
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39 specimens in color and 22 other illustrations. "An outstanding work, comparable to Kunz's Curious Lore or Magic in respect to authenticity & accuracy of information but not so large in size. Even so, it contains a wealth of material, some of it not to be found in the Kunz works mentioned and making it a desirable complement to them."--Gemology by J. Sinkankas, entry no. 3552. Partial contents: Study of precious stones in early times -- The most ancient science -- The ephod of...
Topics: Precious stones, Gems, Charms
Community Texts
by Wilkinson, Richard H.
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Title: Symbol & magic in Egyptian art Author: Wilkinson, Richard H. ☀►[ Dewey_704.94609 WIL ] ◄☀► ☀►Subject Term: Art, Egyptian ,  Symbolism in art. Added Title: Symbol and magic in Egyptian art. ISBN:  9780500236635 Publication Information:  New York, N.Y. : Thames and Hudson, 1994. Publisher: Thames and Hudson, Format: Regular print Physical Description: 224 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. ================================ ☀►Summary There is scarcely an Egyptian temple, pyramid,...
Topics: Art, Egyptian, Symbolism in art, Symbol & magic in Egyptian art
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This book discusses various aspects of the theory and practice of magic in antique cultures around the Mediterranean. While some of its contributors address problems of methodology of research into magic and the definition of magic, others deal with specific historical and textual issues. Although a major focus is on Jewish texts ranging from antiquity to the medieval period, the book also includes studies of several magical texts from ancient Mesopotamia and their impact on later magical...
Topics: Magic, Antiquity, Religion
CONTENTS. I. INTRODUCTION. II. THE GAMES OF THE ANCIENT EGYPTIANS. 9 Dr. Birch's Researches on the games of Ancient Egypt III. Queen Hatasu's Draught-board and men, now in the British Museum 22 IV. The game of Tau, or the game of Robbers ; afterwards played and called by the same name, Ludus Latrunculorum, by the Romans 37 V. The game of Senat ; still played by the modern Egyptians, and called by them Seega 63 VI. The game of Han ; The game of the Bowl 83 VII. The game of the Sacred Way ; the...
Topics: Games -- Orient, Games -- Greece, Games -- Rome, Games, Chess, Magic squares
Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) Archive
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Magic has to do with the supernatural and the unnatural. It is indifferent to natural law and science and is aloof from scientific inquiry. Its existence depends upon unquestioning faith. Granted such faith, it is extraordinarily potent. If it does not move mountains, it convinces the faithful that it can. It can damage health and perhaps, restore it. It has, historically and cross-culturally, been closely tied in with and supportive of morals and religion. Morals have to do with right and...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Moral Values, Social Values, Health Education, Intellectual Disciplines, Social...